Date of Award

5-1-1942

Degree Type

Bachelors Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Metallurgical Engineering

Department

Metallurgy

First Advisor

Professor John P. Spielman

Second Advisor

Dr. S. R. B. Cooke

Abstract

Boron is an element whose metallurgical possibil­ities have never been fully investigated. The principal reason for this fact seems to lie in the difficulties encountered in preparing elemental boron and its various intermetallic compounds.